Kilman offers MP Tesei DPM post

The Vanuatu PM Sato Kilman has offered Vanua ‘aku Party Back bencher MP John Tesei the position of Deputy Prime Minister.

Amidst the political problems Vanuatu is currently facing there is also the issue of stability of the current Government.

In a bid to rebuild numbers after three members of his government defected, Kilman was expected to appoint MP Tesei today as DPM.

MP John Tesei has notified Vanua ‘aku Party President MP Joe Natuman about the offer and has declined the offer. Mr. Kilman has 25 members of Parliament whilst the opposition commands 27 members.